Comfort Tech Heating & Cooling Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Why A Booming Furnace Requires Expert Attention

Monday, March 6th, 2023

What do you usually hear when you turn on your furnace? Do you hear a click, perhaps a hum, and then the whoosh of warm air flowing through the house? Or do you hear a click, then more clicking, a concerning boom, and then the whoosh of air?

If it is the second option, then we need to talk.

A booming noise from your furnace is not good and it is 100% a sign that you need a professional to provide you with a furnace repair in Rutland, BC. Here’s what you should know.

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Tips For Efficient Furnace Operation

Monday, February 6th, 2023

You should be able to enjoy the use of your furnace without stressing over the energy bill impact.

Yes, there will be an impact but it shouldn’t be so much that it forces you to reassess your budget for several months.

It pays to learn about some of the different ways you can run your furnace as efficiently as possible.

We’ve provided some of these helpful best practices that you can adopt to enjoy optimal efficiency and effectiveness from your system.

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4 Signs Your Ductless System Needs Repairs

Monday, January 9th, 2023

Your ductless heating system is working hard right now. It has a big task to take care of having to keep your home warm, especially with how cold it has been. With all of the heavy, consistent use, your heating system may start to hit some bumps in the road.

Wear and tear take their toll so it helps to be able to recognize if and when you need a ductless heating repair in Kelowna, BC. You can read on to learn about the warning signs to watch for and then schedule your ductless heating system repairs with our team.

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Heating System Repair or Replacement: How to Decide

Monday, December 26th, 2022

A heater failure is the last possible thing that you want to have happen in a Canadian winter. That’s why it is best to be prepared. Knowing how to identify the signs of trouble ahead of time can go a long way in avoiding days or weeks without any heat.

The bigger question you may find yourself asking is whether you need repairs or a replacement for your heater. We can help you find out. Read on to learn some of the differentiators that will help you determine whether you need repairs or a replacement for your furnace or ductless heater.

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These Smells Indicate Furnace Malfunctions

Monday, December 12th, 2022

The nose knows when something is up. This is often why you’ll be able to identify when food is burning before it sets off the smoke alarm. Did you know that your nose can also alert you to a problem with your heating system? It’s true!

There is more than one smell that can come from a furnace in need of furnace repair in Kelowna, BC. It can be a good idea to familiarize yourself with some of the smells that your system can make if it has an issue to address.

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Tips for Better Efficiency and Comfort This Season

Monday, November 21st, 2022

Keeping your home comfortable during the coldest months of the year can feel like a challenge at times, although this is made much easier with a furnace that is working right. You may start to run into trouble though with the overall cost of running your system.

You deserve to enjoy a comfortably warm home when temperatures outside drop below zero. But you should be able to do this without destroying your budget.

Here are some helpful tips to ensure that you can keep your home warm at a reasonable price.

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3 Signs You Need a New Furnace Before It Gets Colder

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

Having a working furnace in your home in Kelowna is highly important. We are locals as well and we know just how cold it can get during the winter season. That’s why we provide reliable and prompt heating services for residents like you. With our help, you can get through a long list of winters without worrying about a furnace breakdown.

While our services can and will help your system operate well for the longest amount of time, it doesn’t mean that your heater will last forever. One day, you’ll need a furnace replacement in West Kelowna. When that day comes, we’re here to help you.

If you are worried that your furnace isn’t going to make it through the winter this year, it may be time to reach out to us. Check for these warning signs and then contact us to talk to a technician.

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Make Sure to Book a Furnace Tune-Up ASAP

Monday, September 19th, 2022

It is starting to cool off, and we know that when the chill really moves in it won’t be the time when you want to be without heat. That’s why we want to give you a reminder today to plan ahead and make sure your furnace is prepared for the heating season.

If you haven’t already, reach out to schedule your appointment for heating maintenance in West Kelowna with our team. We’ve served homes like yours since 2005 and we are well-known for providing quality service. Our maintenance services will ensure you have a reliable furnace throughout the coldest months of the year.

Learn more about what maintenance can do for your furnace below.

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What You Should Know About a Cracked Heat Exchanger

Monday, September 5th, 2022

If you have a gas furnace, you probably aren’t too worried about how you’ll fare during the coldest days of winter. After all, gas furnaces are still in use for a reason. They’re powerful and reliable, no matter the temperature outside.

However, that reliability can also lead to some risk.

Let’s be clear: gas-powered furnaces are made to meet the best in safety standards. Otherwise, they wouldn’t be allowed in homes anywhere. But age and use take their toll and can lead to a repair that can be dangerous to ignore—a cracked heat exchanger.

In this blog post, we will explain what your furnace heat exchanger does and why a crack in this component requires a call for timely furnace heating repair in West Kelowna.

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